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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Massachusetts on
Q: in MA an offer was placed on my property on 8/9/19 we are now well passed the 45 days agreed upon for closing.

Closing was set for tomorrow 10/16/19. i have done repairs and updates to the lawful expectations of the original inspection in a timely manner by my agents father who i paid for his services. My real estate agent has not been forthcoming about many items through this process. A week ago the buyers... Read more »

Christopher Tolley
Christopher Tolley answered on Oct 15, 2019

I strongly suggest you contact a lawyer to represent your interests as soon as possible. The agent/broker is supposed to be working for you, the seller, and no one else. Most P&S agreements state the buyer is prohibited from entering the premises and/or doing work n the premises with the Seller's... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Georgia on
Q: can a notary serve as a witness on a will in the state of georgia?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 11, 2019

You could add Probate and Estate Planning as categories; attorneys who handle wills would have a better chance of seeing it there. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

Q: Social Security Administration 6401 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21235-0001

The OMB control number for collection of this information is 0960-0789.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Oct 8, 2019

What are we supposed to do with this?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for New York on
Q: Can Federal Labor law requiring employers to pay you overtime for mandatory training be waived in a Union Contract

I am a County Employee. As part of our collective bargaining agreement, the county requires us to attend mandatory training on our own time. My question is- can FLSA / Labor Law be negotiated away in a collective bargaining agreement?

V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba answered on Oct 7, 2019

Looks like that requires a thorough reading and analysis of your collective bargaining agreement. Most employment lawyers will probably charge for reviewing and analyzing employment contracts.

You can always present that issue to PERB the NYS Public Employment Relations Board. Generally,...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: I'm a permanent resident with a green card through refugee status. what documents do i need to travel outside the USA
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 7, 2019

If you already have a green card, you travel with green card. Be careful not to travel back to your home country though.

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Q: am i required to take a drug screen test based on allegations that i smoke weed for a DNA proceeding?

I stoped smoking weed 3 weeks ago. and now CPS has filed a DNA Proceeding for abuse of my 13 year old child. also im my custodt is my 2 and 3 year old

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 6, 2019

You need to hire an attorney for the dna case and then decide what to do about the drug test.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Indiana on
Q: Are biker groups rides for a cause allowed to to run red lites as w funeral processions? In Indiana?
Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett answered on Oct 6, 2019

The short answer is no, however, if prior arrangements are made with the city or town to have a police escort then most likely it would be yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Gov & Administrative Law for Ohio on
Q: I am 17 and 8 months old can I legally move out in the state of ohio?

An older lady friend of mine told me that at this point the cops can be callled but they wont do anything since I am almost 18. Is this true or will I still get in trouble since I am not fully 18 yet?

Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap answered on Oct 4, 2019

You are not a legal adult until age 18. Nobody can predict what the police or children's services might or might not do if you leave before then. Even if they take no action, will you be finishing your education so you can be a responsible, productive adult? If you leave, will you still have... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can the Labor Commissioner indefinitely delay issuing Berman Hearing decisions? It’s over 90 days since the hearing.
Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Oct 3, 2019

Indefinitely, no. Can it delay it for a long time? Yes. This is a government entity that is overworked and understaffed. Patience is going to be required to get through this process. Good luck to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Arizona on
Q: I got a suspension order because I fail my road test? I'm not even a licensed driver?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 3, 2019

You answered your own question

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New York on
Q: I have been charged and arraigned in a federal court with a conspiracy charge.

I am currently on PTR and my lawyer is recommending a safety valve meeting. I only have a misdemeanor poss. In the 7th on my record and wpuld like to know since I only have less then 60 days in jail on that charge, will I have the option to do 0-6 months in jail since I only have 1 Point?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 1, 2019

You have an attorney. Consult with your attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Minnesota on
Q: What can I do for being put on probation for 5 years for absolutely nothing and. Having my criminal history changed ?

I took the case to trial and was scheduled to get off probation in 2034. I got off probation in 2011 but about a month ago I checked and it says in now being monitored till 2039

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 1, 2019

Sounds like you to pled to the charge. If you believed there was absolutely nothing, why would you take a plea instead of going to trial?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: In Illinois if you are under investigation and have not been found guilty of any crimes , can you refuse a CPS drug tes
Cheryl Powell
Cheryl Powell answered on Oct 1, 2019

You can refuse anything you like. Then it is considered a failed test by the court system. As such, there is a possibility that you could lose your children.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Is it better to petition for my marijuana conviction to be dropped before trying to get my wobbler reduced? Or together?

I figure I should get the marijuana conviction dropped before asking to have the felony I was on probation for reduced; but is it possible to do them at the same time? I don’t live in the same town and I already drove there to pay off fines and get paperwork.

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Sep 26, 2019

You can file the forms for the reduction and dismissal of the a marijuana conviction and a felony in another case (if I understand you) before or

at the same time, (it doesn't matter)- but you would use two different forms. The marijuana is a Petition under 11361.8 H&S, (Judicial Counsel...
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2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Why politics is allowed on impeachment proceedings
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Sep 26, 2019

You did not clearly state your question.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can a teacher physically restain a student, by forcefully grabbing the student's upper arm (causing bruising)?
William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Sep 25, 2019

The not-straight-forward answer is that they shouldn't ever... BUT there are circumstances when a teacher or any other adult may be justified in physically restraining a student. A teacher is responsible for the welfare of all the student in their charge. If they used force to prevent an assault or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Question regarding FOIA/Privacy Act for those familiar

If I submit a FOIA request, I know one of the exemptions to disclosure is information about an active investigation. However, I see that they would put in the FOIA response that the information was redacted and the exemption it was redacted under, which would essentially show that there is an... Read more »

Sasha Dadan Bonna
Sasha Dadan Bonna answered on Sep 13, 2019

My experience has been that if you are being investigated for a crime, the investigative report and victim report is protected. However, I would have an attorney contact the Detective on the case and request whatever information is available. Why you are being investigated, what information they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can police have un-marked cars with regular plates not state or municipal plates on them.

I was referring to what are Dept. vehicles with no obvious markings and regular plates.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 12, 2019

Absolutely. Many Law Enforcement Officers drive their own vehicles all the time, and still conduct stops and enforce laws. They may show a badge or activate their lights, or just follow you until you stop.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Gov & Administrative Law, Small Claims and White Collar Crime for Oregon on
Q: If my employer takes money out of my check for a draw and there's no signed document giving permission can I ask 4 it b

Can I make him pay it back and can I make him pay back all money taken out of my checks this way ? If so how far back can I make him pay me? He wasn't showing draws on my check stubs for two years . He was taking hours away from my pay to pay himself back. I demanded he pay my hours and show the... Read more »

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Sep 2, 2019

He could be breaking the law, BUT it sounds more like a small claims or employment matter. That being said, there are some things that you need to consider. There doesn't need to be a written and signed document for you and your employer to have an agreement, but that is always best. You could be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Can the 24 hour notice to vacate be served during a weather state of emergency?

Due to expenses of my sister's passing, I was unable to pay the final months rent of my lease, so I am being evicted. I am worried the 24 hour notice will be served during the hurricane that is about to hit us.

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Sep 2, 2019

You don't get served the 24-hour notice unless and until an eviction judgment has been entered against you after a lawsuit gets served on you and goes through the process, which takes anywhere from a couple weeks to several months, depending on whether you contest the suit. If you do have an... Read more »

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